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Sculptures on Heights Boulevard Aim to Make Art More Accessible

You might have noticed something a little strange on Heights Boulevard recently, a building that appears to be sinking into the ground, an over-sized paper airplane made of metal or giant lawn chairs. No, you’re not hallucinating; it’s an art exhibit that is the brainchild of Gus Kopriva, the owner of Redbud Gallery. Gus spoke […]

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You might have noticed something a little strange on Heights Boulevard recently, a building that appears to be sinking into the ground, an over-sized paper airplane made of metal or giant lawn chairs.

No, you’re not hallucinating; it’s an art exhibit that is the brainchild of Gus Kopriva, the owner of Redbud Gallery.

Gus spoke with Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse about the idea behind the eight pieces of art dotting the boulevard until Nov. 5.

Slideshow: The Heights Sculptures

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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